Investigating elder abuse in India

Written by on Thursday, September 7, 2017 in News
Investigating elder abuse in India

Capacity Australia provided grant funding to support the work of Mangal Kardile, psychologist In India. Mangal developed a community education and awareness program on elder abuse and dementia, tailored and delivered to local police who support the Kumbh-Mela festival, to prevent and address the problem of elder abuse by abandonment. India’s Hindi festival of Kumbh-Mela […]

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CAPACITY ON THE BEACH

Written by on Friday, September 16, 2016 in Past Events

Final workshop for the year: REGISTER NOW BEFORE WE ARE BOOKED OUT When: Friday the 11th  November, 8.30am -2pm Where: The Pavillion, Nielsen Park, Vaucluse Back by popular demand our day workshop on capacity in private practice. Suitable for general adult psychiatrists, forensic psychiatrists, old age psychiatrists, geriatricians, neurologists, rehab physicians and neuropsychologists wanting to […]

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2016 Pre-Congress Workshops IPA International Congress San Francisco

Written by on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 in Past Events
2016 Pre-Congress Workshops IPA International Congress San Francisco

IPA has long recognized capacity as an issue with clinical, ethical, medico-legal and human rights relevance to clinicians across a range of disciplines working in old age psychiatry. This year’s Conference on Capacity promises to showcase novel plenaries addressing a breadth of issues. 3rd International Conference on Capacity: Risky Business and Other Rights. The Pre-Congress […]

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2016 Pre-Congress Workshops IPA International Congress San Francisco

Written by on Friday, July 29, 2016 in Past Events

Capacity is pleased to announce the attendance at the 2016 IPA International Congress at San Francisco on Tuesday, 6 September IPA has long recognized capacity as an issue with clinical, ethical, medico-legal and human rights relevance to clinicians across a range of disciplines working in old age psychiatry. Originally championed by Sanford Finkel (IPA Past […]

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NSW Legislative Council’s Inquiry into Elder Abuse has published it’s report – General Purpose Standing Committee No 2 Report No. 44

Written by on Friday, July 8, 2016 in Uncategorized

The General Purpose Standing Committee No. 2 Report no. 44 titled ‘Elder abuse in NSW’. This report, available on their website, was tabled with the Clerk of the Legislative Council on 24 June 2016. The report and it’s 11 recommendations are now with the Government for consideration. Recommendation 9 is relating to Financial Abuse and raising awareness, through […]

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